Our research

At the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, our vibrant and dynamic research team delivers solutions to challenging global issues across chemical engineering, materials engineering and bioprocess engineering. 

Our research - School of Chemical Engineering

Our school has achieved the highest ranking - 5, well above world standard - in chemical engineering, materials engineering, and nanotechnology, by Excellence in Research for Australia.

Our world-class research activities are led by world-leading researchers, including two Laureate Fellows, one NHMRC Leadership Fellow, and eight Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers.

We offer two postgraduate research degrees: Master of PhilosophyDoctor of Philosophy

By studying a research degree with the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, you can undertake a research project in an area of interest. In either degree you’ll be supported by one of our research supervisors.

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Our research capabilities

Our interdisciplinary school is advancing research in the following areas:

Bioprocess engineering

Our bioprocess engineering research is playing a critical role in improving global health and food and beverage supply through innovation. 

Bioprocess engineering

 

Chemical engineering

Our chemical engineering capability is responding to the grand challenges of the 21st century, and is at the forefront to address societal needs, sustainable use of finite resources and climate change.

Chemical engineering

Materials engineering

Our globally recognised materials engineering researchers focus on the discovery, design and application of new and specialist materials, and the process by which they're created.

Materials engineering